Retriever Program

Triumph Retriever Program

Retriever Training Documentary Video

This is a training and competition program where Triumph students have the opportunity to train Registered Retrievers. The youth care for and train puppies, juvenile retrievers and adult retrievers on a daily basis.  This program supports the therapeutic processes Triumph utilizes and provides real world training along with Animal Science Credit.

Once the boys become competent in their training skills, they also have the opportunity to work at and compete in many nationally AKC licensed retriever tests and field trials.

The students must train the Retrievers in:

  • Socialization
  • Obedience
  • Basic Training
  • Advance Training

Skills learned from this program:

  • Patience
  • Compassion
  • Positive Recreation
  • Communication
  • Responsibility
  • Dealing With Frustration
  • Repetition of Positive Actions/Behaviors
  • Fair and Positive Competition
  • Establishing Appropriate Relationships and Boundaries
  • Accepting NO
  • Dealing with Failure and Persistence
  • Trust
  • True Accountability

Retriever Demo Video